There are 6 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Ubon  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Ubon (UBP) SGN - UBP

$95 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus via Siem Reap Mekong Express  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express to Siem Reap Mekong Express
  2. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Pakse
  3. Take the bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani

$41 - $45

4 alternative options

Fly to Pakse, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Pakse (PKZ) SGN - PKZ
  2. Take the bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani

$106 - $376

Bus  •  26 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Pakse
  3. Take the bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani

$66

Bus, Minivan  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia to Siem Reap
  3. Take the Minivan from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
  4. Take the bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani

$49 - $53

Drive  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani 405.8 miles

$45 - $75

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No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express and arriving at Ubon Ratchathani via Siem Reap and Pakse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 43 min.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Ubon Ratchathani is 534 km. The road distance is 649.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani, including transfers.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani bus services, operated by Mekong Express, depart from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express station.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani is to fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Ubon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Ubon Ratchathani station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani is 649 km. It takes approximately 11 h 18 min to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani.

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Thai Airways International, Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Ubon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani.
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  • Distance: 333.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand?

Nok Air, Thai Airways International and four other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani via Siem Reap Mekong Express, Siem Reap, Pakse, and Pakse in around 22 h 43 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Pakse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Pakse via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Pakse via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Mekong Express
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express to Siem Reap Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
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PPSDN
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Siem Reap to Pakse
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Book at
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Phnom Penh to Pakse
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Book at
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Khai Nam Transport
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Capitol Tour Cambodia
Website
capitoltourscambodia.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
capitoltourscambodia.com
AVT Asia Van Transfer
Website
asiavantransfer.com
Bus from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
asiavantransfer.com
Book at
baolau.com

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